New lockdown rules for South African businesses and workers

Minister of Employment and Labour Thulas Nxesi has gazetted a new directive outlining the occupational health and safety measures for the reopening of workplaces in South Africa. While most businesses were allowed to return to work from 1 June under the country’s level 3 lockdown, the directive consolidates previous gazettes…

Why Safety Programs Fail

If there’s one thing I’ve learned about safety in the time I’ve spent bobbing around on various oil drilling units, it’s that safety essentially consists of three fundamental tiers. If you and/or your company fails in any one of these three tiers, your safety program will fail. There’s no one…